College of Arts & Sciences News

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 9:30am
What happens when two neutron stars collide? What extreme densities and temperatures are reached? What new states of matter exist within the core of a neutron star?
Friday, September 17, 2021 - 11:45am
The Kent State University Board of Trustees recently welcomed four new trustees to serve the university including Haley Crews, a graduate student in the College of Arts & Sciences’ Department of Sociology. She was appointed by Gov. Mike DeWine to a two-year term as the gradua...
Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 9:50am
Kent State has established a new school within its College of Arts and Sciences focused on the social sciences and humanities. The School of Multidisciplinary Social Sciences & Humanities will provide an academic home for innovative approaches to complex questions.
Friday, September 10, 2021 - 9:32am
Kent State's Jonathan Maletic, Ph.D., in the Department of Computer Science and Tara Smith, Ph.D., in the College of Public Health are the winners of the 2021 Faculty Outstanding Research and Scholarship Awards (ORSAs). The ORSAs recognize the hard work and dedication of faculty...
Tuesday, September 7, 2021 - 1:53pm
A research group in the College of Arts and Sciences at Kent State University is searching for potential treatments for men who have suffered spinal cord injuries and hope to regain bladder control and sexual functions.
Thursday, September 2, 2021 - 11:37am
Kent State has announced the winners of the 2021 New Faculty Outstanding Research and Scholarship Awards (ORSAs). The ORSAs recognize the hard work of junior faculty members who have been with Kent State for less than 10 years. The 2021 winners are Shana Klein, Ph.D., in the Scho...
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 11:59am
The Farris Family Innovation Awards support the research of tenure-track faculty members who are not yet tenured at Kent State and who have shown promising drive for their field of study. In May 2021, Faculty Affairs announced the recipients of this year's Farris Family Innovatio...
Tuesday, August 17, 2021 - 1:18pm
Researchers from Kent State University and the University of New Mexico determined how nitrogen-fixing plants and soil microbes contribute to the overall nitrogen availability in the Chihuahuan desert in New Mexico.
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 11:36am
Our Education Abroad program was featured in the national news in Italy to represent the return of students to Florence, and Italy in general, following Covid 19 shutdowns.   Kent State offers programs in Florence during the Spring and Fall semesters. Students take a minimum of 1...
Monday, July 19, 2021 - 11:37am
He Yin, Ph.D., assistant professor in Kent State University’s Department of Geography, recently received NASA’s New (Early Career) Investigator Award in Earth Science. Yin will lead evaluation and research of the devastating effects that the Syrian civil war has had on croplands...